Advisor Sharma asks doctors to ensure upliftment of health sector in J&K

Attends 3rd College Convocation of GMC, Jammu

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 29- The Advisor to Lieutenant Governor KK Sharma today asked the young and upcoming doctors to synergize their intellect and activities for ensuring upliftment of health sector in Jammu and Kashmir in particular and country as a whole.

The Advisor made these remarks while addressing the 3rd College Convocation of GMC, Jammu. It was attended by Financial Commissioner Health, Atal Dulloo; VC, Jammu University, Dr. M.K Dhar; Principal GMC, Dr. Sunanda Raina; Administrator, Associated Hospitals, Amit Sharma; senior faculty members besides large number of students.

The Advisor said that since doctors are pivotal in every society so their role is manifold in ensuring the treatment of sick and improvement of health care facilities. He said that they should also imbibe a sense of belonging to their areas so that they can also contribute for J&K specially and nation in general.

The Advisor said that the government has already initiated several measures for improving the medical health care facilities besides also upgrading the requisite infra. He said that the health sector forms one of the focus areas and requisite interventions are being made.

While complementing the medical college for providing quality educational facilities to the aspiring medicos, the Advisor said that the government is also contributing its bit for making GMC Jammu one of the premier institution in the country. He said that it has also been providing state of art health care facilities to the people of the region besides undertaking quality research on several emerging health issues.

VC, Jammu University, while speaking on the occasion also exhorted upon the young doctors to contribute in strengthening the health care facilities in the UT by undertaking quality research activities and also serving in rural and peripheral areas.

Principal GMC, while presenting the college report gave a brief overview of the activities undertaken by the college during 20018-19 with regard to the academics, infrastructural development, research and extra-curricular activities.

Advisor Sharma later distributed the degrees among the pass outs of the medical college and also meritorious students.